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Cover for Poisoning by plants, mycotoxins and related toxins.

This book contains 124 chapters focusing on the various poisonous plants and mycotoxins and their effects on livestock. The effects of the chemical constituents of these poisonous plants and mycotoxins on the liver, reproductive, nervous and other organ systems of laboratory and farm animals are...

Author(s)
Riet-Correa, F.; Pfister, J.; Schild, A. L.; Wierenga, T.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book; Conference proceedings
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Poisoning by plants, mycotoxins, and algae in Argentinian livestock.

This chapter describes some (i) plants causing hepatic necrosis and fibrosis, primary photosensitivity, and sudden death; (ii) plants, fungi and algae causing hepatogenic photosensitivity; (iii) plants affecting the central nervous and digestive systems; (iv) nephrotoxic, cyanogenic, systemic...

Author(s)
Odriozola, E.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Toxic plants of Cuba.

In Cuba, 388 plant species were previously reported as toxic, 28 of these are endemic, and grouped into 260 genera from 98 families. This chapter describes some plants affecting the cardio-circulatory system and those causing hepatotoxicity/photodermatitis in animals including livestock and in...

Author(s)
Marrero, E.; Goicochea, C. B.; Perera, L. M. S.; Páez, I. P.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Toxic plants of the state of Piauí, Northeastern Brazil.

In the State of Piauí (Brazil), knowledge about plants poisonous to livestock began to emerge during the 1950s when many plants were recognized as toxic. Presently, 16 plants are known to be toxic in the State, and 4 plants are considered toxic by farmers and veterinarians, but there is no...

Author(s)
Silva, S. M. M. S.; Mello, G. W.; Costa, F. A. L.; Carvalho, C. J. S.; Cavalcante, M. V. F. L.; Oliveira, D. M.; Riet-Correa, F.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Nutritional implications of pyrrolizidine alkaloid toxicosis.

The pyrrolizidine alkaloids (PA) constitute one of the most important classes of toxicants of plant origin. Although as many as 6000 plant species contain PA, only a few are of major agricultural or toxicological importance. Livestock poisoning problems are associated mainly with the PA occurring...

Author(s)
Cheeke, P. R.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Risks from plants containing pyrrolizidine alkaloids for livestock and meat quality in Northern Australia.

This chapter describes poisoning associated with consumption of pyrrolizidine alkaloid (PA)-containing plants (Crotalaria spp., Heliotropium spp. and Senecio spp.) by cattle and horses in rangelands of northern Australia, as well as the risks for meat quality of PA residues and potential health...

Author(s)
Fletcher, M. T.; McKenzie, R. A.; Reichmann, K. G.; Blaney, B. J.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Trema micrantha</i> poisoning in domestic herbivores.

This chapter describes the epidemiological, clinical and pathological aspects of T. micrantha poisoning in domestic herbivores in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Data regarding natural and experimental cases of T. micrantha poisoning were retrospectively retrieved from farmers and the...

Author(s)
Bandarra, P. M.; Traverso, S. D.; Raymundo, D. L.; Pavarini, S. P.; Sonne, L.; Cruz, C. E. F.; Driemeier, D.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Plants teratogenic to livestock in the United States.

The incidence of livestock congenital malformations has been estimated at 1-3% of all births and it has been speculated that 33% of all congenital malformations in livestock are induced by poisonous plants. This chapter describes some plants (including Veratrum, Solanum, Nicotiana, Astragalus,...

Author(s)
Panter, K. E.; Welch, K. D.; Lee, S. T.; Gardner, D. R.; Stegelmeier, B. L.; Ralphs, M. H.; Davis, T. Z.; Green, B. T.; Pfister, J. A.; Cook, D.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Differential diagnosis between plant poisonings and snakebites in cattle in Brazil.

This article describes the clinical signs of snake bite vs. poisonous plant ingestion in livestock in Brazil.

Author(s)
Peixoto, P. V.; Graça, F. S.; Caldas, S. A.; Aragão, A. P.; França, T. N.; Tokarnia, C. H.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The use of a guinea pig model in detecting diplodiosis, a neuromycotoxicosis of ruminants.

The clinical signs of Stenocarpella maydis neuromycotoxicosis in guineapigs as models for the condition in ruminants in South Africa ingesting maize (Zea mays) contaminated with the fungus are described.

Author(s)
Schultz, R. A.; Snyman, L. D.; Basson, K. M.; Labuschagne, L.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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